Photo Flash: First Look at Black Button Eyes Productions' EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL

Black Button Eyes Productions concludes its 2018-19 season with the Chicago storefront premiere of EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL, a parody of Sam Raimi's classic Evil Dead horror films, with book and lyrics by George Reinblatt and music by Christopher Bond, Frank Cipolla, Melissa Morris and George Reinblatt. Directed by Producing Artistic Director Ed Rutherford with music direction by Oliver Townsend and choreography by Derek Van Barham, the spooky send-up will play January 11 - February 16, 2019 at Pride Arts Center (The Broadway), 4139 N. Broadway in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at www.blackbuttoneyes.com or evildeadchicago.brownpapertickets.com. The press opening is Friday, January 18 at 7:30 pm.

EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL features Kirby Gibson, Jordan Dell Harris, Caitlin Jackson, Josh Kemper, David Lipschutz, Stevie Love, Robert Quintanilla and Shane Roberie.

It just wouldn't stay dead. Black Button Eyes Productions brings this loving musical parody of Sam Raimi's classic Evil Dead films back to the city for its Chicago storefront premiere! When a group of fresh-faced college kids go to a cabin in the woods for spring break, it's only a matter of time before spells are spoken and demonic possession begins. Take in the horror and hilarity in the gritty storefront setting where this show belongs!

The production team for EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL includes: Jeremiah Barr (scenic, props and puppets design, technical director),Rachel Sypniewski (costume design), Liz Cooper (lighting design), Robert Hornbostel (sound design), Jon Beal (fight choreography, gore consultant), Kai Young (fight choreography), David Lipschutz (assistant director), Christopher Young (assistant choreographer),Melanie Thompson (assistant props design) Lexi Berkowitz (stage manager) and Beth Weinstock (assistant stage manager).

Photo Credit: Evan Hanover

Photo Flash: First Look at Black Button Eyes Productions' EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL
Stevie Love and Jordan Dell Harris with (front, l to r) Shane Roberie, Kirby Gibson, Josh Kemper, Caitlin Jackson and Robert Quintanilla

Photo Flash: First Look at Black Button Eyes Productions' EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL
Jordan Dell Harris

Photo Flash: First Look at Black Button Eyes Productions' EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL
Jordan Dell Harris, Caitlin Jackson and Josh Kemper

Photo Flash: First Look at Black Button Eyes Productions' EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL
Stevie Love and Jordan Dell Harris

Photo Flash: First Look at Black Button Eyes Productions' EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL
Josh Kemper with (back, l to r) Stevie Love, Jordan Dell Harris, Robert Quintanilla, Caitlin Jackson and Kirby Gibson

Photo Flash: First Look at Black Button Eyes Productions' EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL
Jordan Dell Harris

Photo Flash: First Look at Black Button Eyes Productions' EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL
Josh Kemper, Kirby Gibson, Jordan Dell Harris, Shane Roberie and Robert Quintanilla

Photo Flash: First Look at Black Button Eyes Productions' EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL
Jordan Dell Harris, Stevie Love and Josh Kemper

Photo Flash: First Look at Black Button Eyes Productions' EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL
Jordan Dell Harris and Stevie Love

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